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Heba Mostafa, M.B.B.Ch., Ph.D.

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Heba Mostafa, M.B.B.Ch., Ph.D.

Dr. Heba Mostafa completed her M.D. at the Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt in 2004 which was followed by a period of training and residency in clinical pathology in the same place. She then moved to the United States where she earned her Ph.D. in Microbiology in 2014 at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. During her PhD, Dr. Mostafa studied the interplay between herpes sim... Read full bio

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Congratulations, Allen Valentine!

Allen Valentine

Allen Valentine, the Senior Administrator of Pathology, was presented with the distinguished honor of Ronald R. Peterson Achievement Award. This award is presented annually to a leader who exemplifies exceptional dedication and outstanding career contributions as well as unwavering integrity and enduring mentorship. Congratulations to Allen on a well-deserved award of accomplishment and recognition!

SBP Vivian W. Pinn Award

Marissa White, M.D.

Dr. Marissa White just received the Society of Black Pathologists Vivian W. Pinn award for Excellence in Leadership in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Congratulations to Dr. White for this well-deserved recognition!

New Teaching Apple iPad App - Appendiceal Pathology

We are pleased to announce that our new teaching App for the iPAD is now available in the Apple App store!

The Johns Hopkins Atlas of Appendiceal Pathology
Volume 8 in the Series:
The Johns Hopkins Atlases of Pathology

Drs. Jacqueline Birkness-Gartman, Elizabeth Montgomery and Kiyoko Oshima have authored a new iPAD application as an educational tool designed to teach practicing pathologists and trainees the pathology of the appendix. This beautifully illustrated app is the eighth in a series of teaching apps produced by the pathology team at Hopkins.